Tall and handsome Beno Udrih is a Slovenian well-known professional basketball player. He is best known as the player for Detroit Pistons of National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays from shooting guard and point guard position wearing a jersey number 19.
Birth Facts, Family and Childhood
Professional basketball player Beno Udrih was born in Celje, SR Slovenia on 5 July 1982. He is of Slovenian ethnicity and has a Slovenian nationality. He was born in an athletic family where his father Silvo was also a professional basketball player for Zlatorog Lasko.
He has one brother Samo Udrih, who is also a professional basketball player. Since childhood, he has built up a strong interest towards the basketball sports.
There isn’t much information about his early life and education.
Professional Life and Career
Beno Udrih started playing basketball since 1997. He started playing basketball in NBA after being selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2004 NBA draft. Before joining NBA, he has also played for different teams including Hopsi Polzela, Union Olimpija, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Avtodor Saratov, and Olimpia Milano.
In 2004, he signed a three-year contract with the Spurs worth $2.4 million and served as a backup for starting point guard Tony Parker. With the team Spurs, he has won his first 2005 NBA playoffs championship. On 27 October 2007, he was traded to Sacramento Kings but he was immediately released from the team.
Later, he was again signed by the Kings as a fill in for starting point guard Mike Bibby.On 1 July 2008, Udrih signed a five-year contract with the Kings but he was traded to Milwaukee Bucks on 23 June 2011. On 21 February 2013, he was traded to Orlando Magic but left the team in the same year.
On 8 August 2013, he signed a one-year contract worth $1.27 million with New York Knicks and he was released from the team on 24 February 2014. Then he started playing for Memphis Grizzlies and re-signed a multi-year contract with the Grizzlies on 15 July 2014.
On 10 November 2015, he was traded to Miami Heat where he missed several matches due to the torn plantar plate in his right foot. Then he was released from the team on 22 October 2016 and joined Detroit Piston. Since then he has been playing for team pistons.
Salary and Net Worth
There is no information about his salary and net worth.
Rumors and Controversy
Except for trade rumor, he hasn’t been in other rumor nor controversy sufferings in his life.
Description Of Body Measurements
Beno has the height of 6 feet 3 inches. His body weighs 92kg. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Social Media Profile
Beno is currently active on the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 3k followers on the Facebook, 32.7k followers on the Instagram and 24k followers on the Twitter.